First Look: Fantastic Four (1994)

Fantastic Four seemed to be cursed.  The 2005 and 2007 movies were widely panned, and it looks like the new one won’t even perform as well as those two.  However, the reason why the Fantastic Four is not in the MCU was due to a movie that was never officially released, made solely to keep the movie rights to the FF.  Was it any good?  Well, I haven’t watched it before but we can watch it together.  If you have never read a “First Look” with me before, I watch a classic geek movie for the first time, making snarky commentary throughout the film, and then go full spoilerish in final commentary.  I’ve embedded the movie into the article, so you can watch it too. Continue reading

4 Ways to make a Fantastic 4 Movie Fantastic

Reviews are now in for the latest Fantastic 4 movie, and by all accounts, the movie is…doomed. (Sorry/not sorry)  Did it have to be doomed?  No, but Fox Studios made some fundamental mistakes.  In this article we will look at four things that Fox could have done to make a better movie.  A future article will propose four movies they could have done with the Fantastic 4 that could have done more than draw flies.

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